“From the Spice Islands to Cape Town, The Life and Times of Tuan Guru”, is authored by veteran South African journalist Shafiq Morton and commissioned and published by Awqaf SA as part its “Leaders and Legacies” project. The project has thus far produced over 10 books that aims to honour our past leaders and struggle icons.
As part of Awqaf SA’s Heritage Day program, Shafiq Morton presented a talk titled “The Crescent at the Cape, from Indonesia to Istanbul, our Camissa Heritage Explained” at Rumi Cafe, Pinelands, Cape Town.
“From the Spice Islands to Cape Town, The Life and Times of Tuan Guru” book was launched last year at centres across South Africa including Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
The book may be purchased at the following centres:
Sawants Creations Tel: 021 699 0517
Timbuktu Books Tel: 021 697 0517
Clarkes Book Shop Tel: 021 423 5737
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Baitul Hikmah Tel: 031 207 3871
Ikes Book Store Tel: 031 9214
Awqaf SA JHB
112 Barry Herzog Avenue, Greenside
Tel: 011 486 0726
Iqraa Tel: 012 374 2987